• CIMD, GSAM, UK & Ireland Retail Client Business: London Discretionary Sales Manager, VP, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    UK/Ireland Retail
    Employment Type


    The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.


    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies.  We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

    At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative work spaces and mindfulness classes to working from home and flexible work options, we offer our people the support they need to reach their goals in and outside the office.



    Job Summary & Responsibilities

    The GSAM UK & Ireland Retail Client Business is responsible for new business development and managing existing third party distribution client relationships with, for example, Banks, Stock Brokers, Multi-Managers, Private Wealth Managers and IFAs.

    Given our focus on broadening our distribution business, we are looking for a highly competent individual to work in the team covering the UK market.

    Principal Responsibilities:

    • Building, developing and maintaining relationships with third party distribution clients and prospects at a senior level
    • Representing GSAM across several product ranges including Fixed Income & Currency, Equity, Hedge Funds, Private Equity and Quantitative Strategies
    • Managing new business development and responsibility for raising assets from the UK market
    • Representing GSAM at industry events

    Basic Qualifications

    • Minimum of 5 years sales experience in the UK asset management market \
    • Previous account management experience essential
    • Knowledge of various fundamental and quantitative investment strategies including global fixed income & currency, equity, alternatives would be desirable
    • Good understanding of investment funds and portfolio construction
    • Strong commercial acumen
    • Strong presentation and communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, team player
    • Motivated self-starter with excellent work ethic


      Preferred Qualifications 

      • IMC essential



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